Should I have a baby after 35?

I received an email from my friend Katherine Tweed titled, Medical Info Women Should Know.  Katherine always sends me great emails – often they are helpful, other times they are thought-provoking, and sometimes they are just plain ol’ funny.  The email I mentioned above was a bit of all three so I thought I would share the Katherine love with all of you.

Medical Info Women Should Know – Pregnancy, Estrogen, and Women.

Pregnancy Q & A

Q: Should I have a baby after 35?

A: No, 35 children is enough.

 

Q: I’m two months pregnant now. When will my baby move?

A: With any luck, right after he finishes college.

 

Q: What is the most reliable method to determine a baby’s sex?

A: Childbirth.

 

Q: My wife is five months pregnant and so moody that sometimes she’s borderline irrational.

A: So what’s your question?

 

Q: My childbirth instructor says it’s not pain I’ll feel during labor, but pressure. Is she right?

A: Yes, in the same way that a tornado might be called an air current.

 

Q: When is the best time to get an epidural?

A: Right after you find out you’re pregnant.

 

Q: Is there any reason I have to be in the delivery room while my wife is in labor?

A: Not unless the word “alimony” means anything to you.

 

Q: Is there anything I should avoid while recovering from childbirth?

A: Yes, pregnancy.

 

Q: Do I have to have a baby shower?

A: Not if you change the baby’s diaper very quickly.

 

Q: Our baby was born last week. When will my wife begin to feel and act normal again?

A: When the kids are in college.

 10 Ways To Know If You Have Estrogen Issues

1. Everyone around you has an attitude problem.

2. You’re adding chocolate chips to your cheese omelet.

3. The dryer has shrunk every last pair of your jeans.

4. Your husband is suddenly agreeing to everything you say.

5. You’re using your cell phone to dial up every bumper sticker that says: “How’s my driving”.

6. Everyone’s head looks like an invitation to batting practice.

7. Everyone seems to have just landed here from “outer space.”

9. You’re sure that everyone is scheming to drive you crazy.

10. The ibuprofen bottle is empty and you bought it yesterday.

 Top 10 Things Only Women Understand

10. Cats’ facial expressions.

9. The need for the same style of shoes in different colors.

8. Why bean sprouts aren’t just weeds.

7. Fat clothes.

6. Taking a car trip without trying to beat your best time.

5. The difference between beige, ecru, cream, off-white, and eggshell.

4. Cutting your hair to make it grow.

3. Eyelash curlers.

2. The inaccuracy of every bathroom scale ever made.

AND, the Number One thing only women understand:

1. OTHER WOMEN.

Thank you Katherine for the medical info – I was just asking that question about having children after 35 the other day. ;-)

Day one thousand one hundred and sixty-seven of the new forty – obla di obla da

Ms. C

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I teach at NDSU...but I remain a student of life with all the enthusiasm that entails. My favorite saying is, "Sometimes you have to take the leap and build your wings on the way down." In the new forty that is what I am doing...building my wings.
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One Response to Should I have a baby after 35?

  1. B-Dubya says:

    Thank you, Katherine–and thank you, CC for sharing. This just made my day! :D

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